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English conscientious objectors

Scottish conscientious objectors

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English conscientious objectors

Scottish conscientious objectors

Welsh conscientious objectors



Adam Meredith

Adrian Stephen

Alan Clodd

Alan Durband

Alan Thornhill

Albert Oram, Baron Oram

Alberto Morrocco

Alec Clunes

Alex Comfort

Alexander Haycock

Alexander Wood (physicist)

Alfred Burke

Anthony Blond

Arnold Machin

Arthur Cecil Pigou

Arthur Creech Jones

Arthur Eddington

Arthur Giardelli

Arthur Raistrick

Arthur Wicks

Arthur Woodburn

Arthur Wragg

Benjamin Britten

Bernard Archard

Bernard Meadows

Bernard Taylor, Baron Taylor of Mansfield

Bob Cobbing

Brian Parkyn

Bryan Wynter

Cedric Smith (statistician)

Charles Ammon, 1st Baron Ammon

Charles Coulson

Charles Frederick Carter

Charles Handley-Read

Chris Barber (philanthropist)

Christopher Fry

Clifford Allen, 1st Baron Allen of Hurtwood

Clifford Evans (actor)

Clive Bell

Clive Sansom

Colin Winter

David Bedford

David Garnett

David Hockney

David Kindersley

David Markham

David Martin (sociologist)

David Morris (Labour politician)

Denis Jenkinson

Denys Val Baker

Derek Savage (poet)

Derek Stanford (writer)

Donald Gee

Donald Mitchell (writer)

Donald Nicol

Donald Swann

Duncan Grant

E. H. Visiak

E. M. Forster

Edgar Hardcastle

Edmund Happold

Edward Adamson

Edward Blishen

Edward Petherbridge

Emrys Hughes

Emrys Jones (geographer)

Emyr Humphreys

Eric Baker (activist)

Eric Hope

Ernest Procter

Euan Uglow

F. R. G. Heaf

F. R. Leavis

Fenner Brockway, Baron Brockway

Francis Cammaerts

Francis King

Francis Meynell

Frank Leech

Frank Lees

Frank Merrick

Fred Longden

Frederick Pethick-Lawrence, 1st Baron Pethick-Lawrence

Frederick Sanger

Geoffrey Winthrop Young

George Barker Jeffery

George Benson (politician)

George Henry Powell

George Perry-Smith

George Speaight

George Tomlinson

George Woodcock

Geraint Bowen (poet)

Gerald Gardiner, Baron Gardiner

Gerald Holtom

Gerald Shove

Gilbert Cannan

Graham Higman

Guy Aldred

Guy Clutton-Brock

Gwynfor Evans

Hans Coper

Harcourt Williams

Harold Hitchcock

Harold Knight

Harold T. Wilkins

Harry Rée

Harry Wheatcroft

Henry Bentinck, 11th Earl of Portland

Herbert Farjeon

Herbert Lambert

Herbert Morrison

Herbrand Sackville, 9th Earl De La Warr

Horace Alexander

Howard Carter (Pentecostal pioneer)

Hubert Lamb

Hugh Brock

Humphrey Moore

Ian Serraillier

J. P. Collas

James Cowie (artist)

James Haworth

James Hudson (politician)

James Kirkup

James Mason

James Robertson (psychoanalyst)

James Strachey

John Aitkenhead

John Battley

John Bridgeman (sculptor)

John Downton

John Gunnell

John Harvey (historian)

John Hick

John Maxton

John Menlove Edwards

John Minton (artist)

John Pick

John Raven

John Rodker

John Smith Clarke

John Stott

John Taylor Caldwell

Jonah Jones (sculptor)

Keith Vaughan

Kenneth Allott

Kenneth Rowntree

Kenneth Spring

Kingsley Martin

Lancelot Hogben

Laurence Pavitt

Laurence Payne

Laurie Baker

Lawrence Gowing

Leslie Flint

Lewis Fry Richardson

Lionel Britton

Lionel Penrose

Lytton Strachey

Malcolm Arnold

Mark Gertler (artist)

Martin Wight

Maurice Beresford

Maurice Broomfield

Max Newman

Max Plowman

Max Walters

Meredith Edwards (actor)

Merfyn Turner

Michael Gough

Michael Randle

Michael Rowntree

Michael Tippett

Miles Richmond

Morgan Jones (British politician)

Neil Carmichael, Baron Carmichael of Kelvingrove

Ness Edwards

Nicholas Winton

Norman Kember

Olaf Stapledon

Oliver Postgate

Patrick Barr

Patrick Heron

Paul Eddington

Percy Horton

Peter Brock (historian)

Peter Kuenstler

Peter Pears

Philip Noel-Baker, Baron Noel-Baker

Philip Sansom

Pit Corder

R. B. Braithwaite

R. C. Trevelyan

Rajani Palme Dutt

Ralph Henry Carless Davis

Ralph Rumney

Raymond Challinor

Raymond Postgate

Raymond Williams

Reg Butler

Reginald Horace Blyth

Reginald Reynolds

Richard Adeney

Richard J. C. Atkinson

Richard Stanley Peters

Richard Wainwright (politician)

Robert Nye

Robert Page Arnot

Robert Simpson (composer)

Robin Jenkins

Roland Penrose

Ronald Duncan

Roy Shaw (arts administrator)

Russell Brain, 1st Baron Brain

Ruth Harrison

Ruthven Todd

Selby Clewer

Sinclair Hood

Sir Fulque Agnew, 10th Baronet

Stan Newens

Stephen Peet

Stephen Winsten

Sydney Carter

Sydney Silverman

T. Dan Smith

Thomas Jones, Baron Maelor

Thomas Pitfield

Tom Stephenson

Tony Dumper

Tony Gibson (psychologist)

Tony Parker (author)

Vernon Richards

Victor Pasmore

Waldo Williams

Walter Ayles

Walter Padley

Walton Newbold

Wilfred G. Lambert

Wilfred Wellock

Wilfrid Noyce

Wilfrid Whiteley

William David Davies

William McCance

William Mellor

William R. P. George

William Wordsworth (composer)

Willie Hamilton


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Remembering Britain's Conscientious Objectors

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Conscientious Objectors of Britain (WW1) : Chang Hyun Kim

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Dan Snow and Angelica Bell on Conchies

Alex Bryan - Conscientious Objector. (30 mins of 4 hours)

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Conscientious Objectors in World War One

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Inside Out - Arthur Gardner, conscientious objector from WWI

Documentary piece from a West Yorkshire 'inside out' episode in 2001 about Arthur Gardner, a conscientious objector from WWI, who could so no reason to fight ...

4. Experiencing The Great War: Cowardice or Courage? York's Conscientious Objectors

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How I Became a Conscientious Objector

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15 news items

The Guardian

The Guardian
Thu, 06 Nov 2014 06:38:19 -0800

The poppy installation at The Tower of London, has made many weep, but what size the sea of poppies and how many tears would be shed if we remembered every person who died in WWI? Quakers in Britain believe every life is precious, whether military or ...

The Guardian

The Guardian
Fri, 07 Nov 2014 06:40:17 -0800

Almost 28,000 pages of leaked tax agreements, returns and other sensitive papers relating to over 1,000 businesses show that Luxembourg is quietly rubber-stamping tax avoidance on an industrial scale. Some 340 companies have specially-designed ...

Huddersfield Examiner

Huddersfield Examiner
Wed, 14 May 2014 01:28:40 -0700

That database, to be known as the Pearce Register of British Conscientious Objectors, has been adopted by the Imperial War Museum and will be launched online later this year as a part of their much bigger 'Lives of the First World War' digital platform.


Wed, 06 Nov 2013 20:18:45 -0800

There were 16,000 British conscientious objectors who refused to fight. Many received white feathers as a sign of cowardice. Some were given non--combatant roles, others were imprisoned. 21. The prominent war recruitment poster Your Country Needs You ...

The Guardian

The Guardian
Tue, 01 Jul 2014 04:01:08 -0700

Approximately 16,000 British conscientious objectors refused to fight during the war. Some worked in civilian jobs, others were sent to prison. Many were handed a white feather as a sign of cowardice and to try to shame them into fighting.

New York Times

New York Times
Fri, 01 Jul 2011 09:20:48 -0700

Evan, meanwhile, took a lonelier path, moving to Edinburgh to work with British conscientious objectors and increasingly confronting Scottish churchmen who supported the war. “True to my own conscience,” Thomas notes, “would become for Evan a mantra, ...
Sun, 26 Jan 2014 07:01:10 -0800

When British conscientious objectors went before tribunals in the first world war, they were frequently asked what they would do if a German soldier tried to rape their sister. So what would I do in this situation? I don't know. Nor do you, unless you ...

Indymedia UK

Indymedia UK
Mon, 23 Jan 2012 12:01:38 -0800

In the first World War, of 16,000 British conscientious objectors (COs), a number of 'absolutists' who refused to have anything to do with the war effort were imprisoned and sentenced to years of 'penal servitude'. 73 men died as a result of their ill ...

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